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1963 Pittsburgh PiratesSeason Roster
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Earl Francis played for the 1963 Pittsburgh Pirates
LeagueNational LeagueLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknamePirates
LocationPittsburgh,Pennsylvania
Record74-88 (8th)League Rank8thMLB Rank15th
BallparkForbes Field
ManagerDanny MurtaughGeneral ManagerJoe Brown
CoachesGene Baker (First Base Coach), Sam Narron (Bullpen Coach), Ron Northey (Hitting Coach), Frank Oceak (Third Base Coach), Don Osborn (Pitching Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickNone
Attendance783,648 (Rank: 14th)
Years Available1887-2019

Team History -- 1963 Statistics -- 1963 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 

The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 1963 Pittsburgh Pirates.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1963 baseball season.

1963 Pittsburgh Pirates Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks Still Active on Roster
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
12Gene Alley3B-SS6-0 165 R-R 1940-07-10 22Richmond,Virginia MLB1959-19731963-1973Hermitage (Richmond,VA)
1959-   UDFA-PIT
 
7Bob Bailey3B6-0 188 R-R 1942-10-13 20Long Beach,California MLB1961-19781962-1978Wilson (Long Beach,CA)
1961-   UDFA-PIT
 
16Ron BrandC5-8 170 R-R 1940-01-13 23Los Angeles,California MLB1963-19711963-1971North Hollywood (North Hollywood,CA)Los Angeles Valley Col
1958-   UDFA-PIT
 
6Smoky BurgessC5-8 187 L-R 1927-02-26 36Caroleen,North Carolina MLB1949-19671949-1967Corleen (Corleen,NC)    
32Tom ButtersP6-2 195 R-R 1938-04-08 25Delaware,Ohio MLB1962-19651962-1965Scioto Valley (Scioto Valley,OH)Ohio Wesleyan U.
1957-   UDFA-PIT
 
30Don CardwellP6-4 210 R-R 1935-12-07 27Winston-Salem,North Carolina MLB1957-19701957-1970Gray (Winston-Salem,NC)    
21Roberto ClementeOF5-11 175 R-R 1934-08-18 28Carolina,Puerto Rico MLB1954-19721955-1972      
17Donn Clendenon1B6-3 210 R-R 1935-07-15 27Neosho,Missouri MLB1961-19721961-1972Booker T. Washington (Atlanta,GA)Morehouse Col
1957-   UDFA-PIT
 
5Larry ElliotOF6-2 200 L-L 1938-03-05 25San Diego,California MLB1962-19661962-1966Hoover (San Diego,CA)
1958-   UDFA-PIT
 
26Roy FaceP5-8 155 R-R 1928-02-20 35Stephentown,New York MLB1953-19691953-1969Averill Park (Sand Lake,NY)    
27Earl FrancisP6-2 215 R-R 1935-07-14 27Slab Fork,West Virginia MLB1960-19651960-1965  
1954-   UDFA-PIT
 
19Bob FriendP6-0 190 R-R 1930-11-24 32Lafayette,Indiana MLB1951-19661951-1966West Lafayette (West Lafayette,IN)Purdue U.    
22Joe GibbonP6-4 210 R-L 1935-04-10 28Hickory,Mississippi MLB1960-19721960-1972Hickory (Hickory,MS)Mississippi
1957-   UDFA-PIT
 
16Julio Gotay2B6-0 180 R-R 1939-06-09 24Fajardo,Puerto Rico MLB1960-19691960-1969  
1957-   UDFA-SLN
 
31Harvey HaddixP5-9 170 L-L 1925-09-18 37Medway,Ohio MLB1952-19651952-1965Westminster Catawba (Rock Hill,SC)    
32Vern LawP6-2 195 R-R 1930-03-12 33Meridian,Idaho MLB1950-19671950-1967Meridian (Meridian,ID)    
23Johnny LoganSS5-11 175 R-R 1927-03-23 36Endicott,New York MLB1951-19631951-1963Union-Endicott (Endicott,NY)    
5,24Jerry LynchOF6-1 189 L-R 1930-07-17 32Bay City,Michigan MLB1954-19661954-1966      
9Bill Mazeroski2B5-11 183 R-R 1936-09-05 26Wheeling,West Virginia MLB1956-19721956-1972Warren Consolidated (Tiltonsville,OH)    
34Al McBeanP6-0 180 R-R 1938-05-15 25Charlotte Amalie,Virgin Islands MLB1961-19701961-1970  
1958-   UDFA-PIT
 
15Manny MotaOF5-11 168 R-R 1938-02-18 25Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1962-19821962-1982  
1957-   UDFA-NY1
 
3Jim PagliaroniC6-4 210 R-R 1937-12-08 25Dearborn,Michigan MLB1955-19691955-1969Wilson (Long Beach,CA)    
35Tom ParsonsP6-7 210 R-R 1939-09-13 23Lakeville,Connecticut MLB1963-19651963-1965  
1957-   UDFA-PIT
 
2Elmo PlaskettC5-10 195 R-R 1938-06-27 25Frederiksted,Virgin Islands MLB1962-19631962-1963  
1957-   UDFA-PIT
 
2,14Ted SavageOF6-1 185 R-R 1936-02-21 27Venice,Illinois MLB1962-19711962-1971Lincoln (East St. Louis,IL)Lincoln Missouri
1960-   UDFA-PHI
 
11Dick SchofieldSS5-9 165 B-R 1935-01-07 28Springfield,Illinois MLB1953-19711953-1971Springfield (Springfield,IL)    
29Don SchwallP6-6 200 R-R 1936-03-02 27Wilkes-Barre,Pennsylvania MLB1961-19671961-1967Ypsilanti (Ypsilanti,MI)Oklahoma
1958-   UDFA-BOS
 
25Tommie SiskP6-3 195 R-R 1942-04-12 21Ardmore,Oklahoma MLB1962-19701962-1970Long Beach Poly (Long Beach,CA)
1960-   UDFA-PIT
 
4Bob SkinnerOF6-4 190 L-R 1931-10-03 31La Jolla,California MLB1954-19661954-1966La Jolla (La Jolla,CA)San Diego Mesa Col    
8Willie StargellOF6-2 225 L-L 1940-03-06 23Earlsboro,Oklahoma MLB1960-19821962-1982Encinal (Alameda,CA)
1958-   UDFA-PIT
 
15Tom SturdivantP6-1 186 L-R 1930-04-28 33Gordon,Kansas MLB1955-19641955-1964Capitol City (Oklahoma City,OK)    
39Bob VealeP6-6 212 B-L 1935-10-28 27Birmingham,Alabama MLB1958-19741962-1974Birmingham (Birmingham,AL)Benedictine Col
1958-   UDFA-PIT
 
-Bill VirdonOF6-0 175 L-R 1931-06-09 32Hazel Park,Michigan MLB1955-19681955-1968West Plains (West Plains,MO)Drury U.    
33 Players